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Originally posted by RaiderJose
sorry to burst everyones bubble about being special. the lights turn off when they get hot then they turn on again. I had lost my driving prevliges and while i was waiting for the buses at nite i noticed that all the lights turned off and on sometimes there was a car coming by sometimes nothing was in the area.
Originally posted by signaltonoise
Lately, I've been going out for walks at night. Every single time I pass under a certain light, it will turn either on or off. It's not half the time, not 3 out of 4 times, it's *every time*. Out of 20+ walks. I can see the light from a few hundred feet away, but I have yet to see it do anything until I get to within about 30 feet of it. However I didn't really think much of this--it's in the parking lot of a private business, and looks more like a giant halogen light rather than a normal streetlamp. I assumed it was a motion light. That didn't explain why the light would turn *off* just as often, but it's far more likely than me controlling it by some kind of energy field.
When I went out tonight, I took my usual route out, and the light turned on for me as usual. Then, I decided to take a different route back. I turned to walk down one block, and at about 1/4th of the way down, I approached a street light (a normal sodium light this time). It started flickering rapidly, somewhat like a dancing candle flame. Then as I got about 30 feet past it, the light went back to normal. I walked all the way to the end of the block, looking over my shoulder the whole time, and it was working perfectly. I stopped and watched it a for a minute or so. I concluded that it was just a coincidence, which I could prove by turning around, walking under it again, and seeing that nothing would happen. So I did. I got closer and closer, and it didn't act up. When I got to within 5 feet of being directly under it, I thought "Well that settles it. I knew nothing would happen, and it didn't." At *that exact moment*, the light suddenly died. Two people came out of their house to walk their dogs, and I heard one of them mention that the streetlight was out (which I doubt they'd say if it was a regular occurance). It didn't turn back on, even after I kept walking and watched it from several hundred feet away.
Overall, I'm very skeptical. Although I don't dismiss paranormal phenomena, I have a hard time believing in things that I haven't seen for myself, and cannot be explained or reliably reproduced. I've experienced weirder things than flaky streetlights and it still hasn't swayed me much, but these kinds of events are enough to make me wonder sometimes.
I'm going to follow that same route again tomorrow to see if I can reproduce it. I'm just wondering if anyone has experienced this, and if there are any theories about what could cause it to happen.
Originally posted by ShadowEyes
Originally posted by Raven18
I am curious to see how many of you have Aquarius in you.
I am an Aquarian and t.v.s are not the only items that are effected by me either.
I have noticed that a state of heightened emotion, both very good or very bad, does seem to make a difference.
Originally posted by one4all
Any bad nose bleeds when you were seven ? Any dreams of little people in robes that look like ewoks or humans in blue uniforms?Any cattle mutilations in your area when you were a kid?Any scoop mark scars on your left leg?Any sinus troubles ?Ambliopia in an eye?Lactose intolerance as a child?
Originally posted by one4all
Any bad nose bleeds when you were seven ?>not any out of the ordinary
Any dreams of little people in robes that look like ewoks or humans in blue uniforms?>no,nothing like any the little guys in Phantasm
Any cattle mutilations in your area when you were a kid?.nope
Any scoop mark scars on your left leg?>nope
Any sinus troubles?>yes
Ambliopia in an eye?>no,but i have one that twitches once and a while
Lactose intolerance as a child?Still am,depending on how much i take in